Nutrition in Pediatrics

Nutrition in Pediatrics

Basic Science and Clinical Application

eBook - 1997
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A new edition of the comprehensive text reviewing the general concepts of nutrition pertaining to pediatrics as well as relevant information on the nutritional management of specific disease states. The 85 contributors offer a survey of nutrient requirements, assessment, and disease prevention, approaches to the pathophysiology of nutrition in terms of immunology, endocrinology, pharmacology, and gastroenterology, and cover specific conditions such as diabetes, cystic fibrosis, and anemias. The new version features sections on nutrition and gene therapy, perinatal nutrition, inborn error of fasting adaptation, AIDS, and short gut syndrome. Includes graphs, tables, and illustrations. Appendices supply references to nutritional assessment, requirements, and enteral products. Distributed by Blackwell Science. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Hamilton, Ont. : B.C. Decker, 1997
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780585282725
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 850 p.) : ill
Additional Contributors: Watkins, John B. 1938-
Walker, W. Allan


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